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    role of biological factors on flashbulb memories three years after the 911 attacks. It included 24 participants who were in New York City on that day. Their brain activity was observed using functional magnetic resonance imaging as they recalled the event, as well as other distinct, autobiographical events from the summer of 2001. The latter served as baseline memories for evaluating the nature of 9/11 memories. After the fmri, participants were asked to rate their memories depending on how vivid, detailed

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    Throughout our lives, we definitely have gone through a lot of experiences and made memories. Some of the memories are easily forgotten, while some others are remembered distinctively, vividly and can be recollected confidently. This is called the flashbulb memory. Flashbulb memory is like a very clear picture of a particularly impactful event which had caused one to be affected emotionally. For example, I remember this performance that my school choir was performing. It was during Christmas season

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    of viewing images of a momentous news event affect the quality and stability of flashbulb memories? was authored by Evelyn G. Schaefer, Micheal K. Halldorson, and Cheryl Dizon-Reynante at the University of Winnipeg in Canada. These researchers sought to investigate if the time in which an individual these images of traumatic events would affect the formation of flashbulb memories (Schaefer, 2011). A flashbulb memories as defined by Brown & Kulik are, “an extremely vivid and detailed recollection

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    long been researched and the answer is a term referred to as flashbulb memories, which can be defined as a detailed and vivid memory that is stored on one occasion and retained for a lifetime (Schachter, Gilbert, Wegner, & Nock, 2015). These memories can be composed of insignificant but vivid details about the situation in which the news was received (Demiray & Freund, 2015). Flash bulb memories are believed to encompass various memories including positive and negative events that have affected entire

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    Factors Affecting Flashbulb Memories Flashbulb memories are the recollections of one’s personal experiences upon learning about an important, emotionally arousing event. Originally pioneered by Brown and Kulik looking at the reactions to the assassination of President Kennedy, they found that people’s memories were particularly vivid (1977). They hypothesised that as well as being extremely vivid, flashbulb memories are also characterised by long lasting accuracy. However, research has shown variation

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    Memory: Flashbulb Memories A flashbulb memory are memories that are detailed and vivid experiences stored in our minds, and retained for a lifetime. We tend to remember exactly where we was, what we was doing, who we were with, and what day and time the event occurred. We have these flashbulb memories of emotionally stirring events, because it began when one person started to tell their remembrance of a certain event that happened, then that person started retelling another person in their own perspectives

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    theory of Flashbulb Memory is one theory of how emotion may have impact on cognitive process of memory. The theory of flashbulb memory was suggested by Brown and Kulik. Flashbulb memory is a special kind of emotional memory, which refers to vivid and detailed memories of highly emotional events that paper in the brain as though with the help of a camera’s flash. Flashbulb memory can be defined as a highly accurate and exceptionally vivid memory of a moment. The theory of flashbulb memory therefore

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    A flashbulb memory is an exceptionally clear reflection of an important event (openstax 8.2). In most instances, people can recall the weather, what they were wearing, dialogue, etc. A personal flashbulb memory I have is the day my grandpa died. That day --July 10, 2012-- I visited my grandparent's house. It was just a quick visit to drop off some dishes because we were headed to vacation bible school. Every time I leave my grandparent's house, I give both of them a hug, but I was in such a rush

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    that day, but he will forever remember the disruption in his everyday routine caused by the attacks. Goldstein (2015) points out that the “idea that people believe flashbulb memories are stronger and more accurate has led to the conclusion that the special nature of flashbulb memories can be traced to the emotional nature of flashbulb events” (p. 216). For my son, he remembers his television programs being interrupted

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    Human Memory 207, Do Flashbulb memories differ from other forms of memory? "Our past is preserved in a variety of memories of very different nature" (Salaman, 1970) There

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